CAP reform: Member states signal possible compromise on eco-schemes

EU agriculture ministers have indicated they support a compromise position proposed by the Portuguese government that would phase in minimum spending requirements for eco-schemes under the reformed Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).

by Simon Pickstone
Portugal’s agriculture minister Maria do Céu Antunes said member states “have to show some flexibility and openness”. Photo: European Union
Portugal’s agriculture minister Maria do Céu Antunes said member states “have to show some flexibility and openness”. Photo: European Union

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